Subject Index - Fantasy & Science Fiction
This is list of all the Fantasy and Science Fiction book and audiobook
reviews, with titles starting with the letters
L - Q, located on LPR. These titles are listed alphabetically by title.
Fantasy & Science Fiction: Titles L-Q
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- Land of Unreason, by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt.
Fred Barber didn't mean to get the elf drunk - but he did, and before he knows what happened he finds himself trapped in Fairy Land. Will Barber ever find his way out of this enchanted land, or is he trapped forever in a land where illogic is the only logic?
- The Last Continent, by Terry Pratchett.
When the beloved anti-hero Rincewind appears in Fourecks, he causes a disruption to the space-time continuum. If he's unable to put the continuum back to rights - the world will end. The only problem is, Rincewind, while a wizard, is a bit on the inept side and everything he tries seems to go wrong, yet when he's all you have, you make do...
- Legends II, Edited by Robert Silverberg .
Unabridged audio readings of: New Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy.
- The Legion of Time, by Jack Williamson.
The future of mankind rests in the hands of Dennis Lanning. In one direction lies a hellish existence, and in the other lies the wondrous Jonbar. In this classic tale of good vs. evil, Lanning is joined by a band of valiant fighters who travel through time to fight, and die, to ensure that Earth's future lies in the direction of Jonbar. Should they fail, humanity is doomed!
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, by C. S. Lewis.
Narnia, the secret country known only to Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy … join them on their journey through an ordinary wardrobe into a mystical land where majic rules and where they meet Aslan, The Great Lion...
- The Lonely Astronomer, by John Russell Fearn.
Follow the adventures of Adam Quirke, a scientific detective who must discover who killed the famed astronomer Dr. Brunner - was it his lovely assistant, a fellow astronomer who wanted his job, the observatory's mysterious janitor, or a visitor from another planet?
- The Lord of the Rings
- The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Being the first part of The Lord of the Rings in which Bilbo Baggins declares his nephew Frodo is heir, and entrusts him with the One Ring. To keep the ring from the evil Dark Lord, Frodo sets out on a quest to unmake the ring.
- The Two Towers, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Being the second part of The Lord of the Rings, which follows the adventures of the various Companions of the Ring as the forces of darkness gather against the forces of good.
- The Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Being the third part of The Lord of the Rings, this volume recounts the epic War of the Ring and its outcome.
- Lost in a Good Book, By Jasper Fforde.
In the second installment of the Thursday Next saga, Detective Next is blackmailed into going into Poe's The Raven and releasing a nefarious agent from the pages of the story where he has been imprisoned. If she succeeds, the blackmailers have promised to unkill her husband...
- The Lost World, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Follow Professor Challenger, and his intrepid band of explorers, as they search for a land where time stood still, and where dinosaurs and proto-humans rule.
- MaddAddam, by Margaret Atwood.
Madd Addam is the long-awaited third volume in Atwood's dystopian trilogy, which began with Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood.
- The Magician's Nephew, by C. S. Lewis.
Lewis meant for readers to begin their journey into the land of Narnia with this volume, The Magician's Nephew. In this volume, schoolchildren Polly and Digory inadvertently tumble into the Wood Between the Worlds, and fall afoul of he evil Queen Jadis. After many adventures they get to meet Aslan.
- Man of Two Worlds, by John Russell Fearn.
When Walter Cardish is hit by lightening, he awakes to find that he is now living in two different dimensions. When people start trying to kill the Cardish located on Earth, both parts of himself must find a solution to their joint predicament, before it too late for the both of them!
- Merchanter's Luck: Rendezvous at Downbelow Station, by C. J. Cherryh.
Sandor Kreja was orphaned when pirates boarded his family's space ship and killed almost everyone on board. Ever since he had been looking for a new crew, a new family. When he finally gets what he always wished for, he discovers that he might have been better off alone.
- Monstrous Regiment, By Terry Pratchett.
Polly Perks has cut her hair, shoved a pair of socks in her britches, changed her name to Oliver, and joined the Borogravia Army in an attempt to track down the whereabout of her brother who is MIA. In a regiment peopled with trolls, igors, vampires, and other intriguing creatures, Polly finds that pretending to be a boy just might be easier than she first supposed, or will it?
- The Monster's Ring, by Bruce Coville.
Russell Crannaker has a problem, and its name is Eddie. In this delightful children's story, Russell solves his problem with the aid of a magic ring that he uses to transform himself into a monster!
- The Monsters of Morley Manor, by Bruce Coville.
Follow the adventures of Anthony and Sarah, and their new friends, the monstrous family Morleskievich, as they try to save the Earth from the nefarious Philduvians in this Full Cast Audio production of The Monsters of Morley Manor.
- Murder in Space, by Sydney J. Bounds.
This is the ultimate locked room mystery. The victim is an astronaut, alone in a tiny space capsule. He was alive when his spaceship blasted off, but when it returns, he is found dead, shot through the neck. Who killed this intrepid astronaut, and why is the crux of this baffling mystery?
- The Mysterious Stranger, by Mark Twain.
Set in medieval Austria at the dawn of the printing craft. This is a psychic adventure, full of phantasmagoric effects, in which youthful, mysterious stranger with the curious name - 44, gradually reveals his otherworldly powers and the hidden possibilities of the mind.
- Naked to the Stars, By Gordon R. Dickson.
Cal is a soldier that has lost sixteen-hours worth of memories and now his superiors view him as a security risk - can he reclaim his lost memories and his reputation?
- Next, by Michael Crichton.
A thrilling ride through the realm of gene engineering, and its promises and pitfalls.
- Night Watch, by Terry Pratchett.
The 28th novel in the Discworld series, this installment see Commander Sam Vimes transported back in time, hot on the trail of a serial killer.
- Now and Forever, by Ray Bradbury.
A compilation of two very different science fiction novellas, Somewhere a Band is Playing, about a town whose residents seem to never age, and Leviathan '99 a reworking of Herman Melville's Moby Dick.
- Only Begotten Daughter, by James Morrow.
The Second Coming has come, and this times it's a girl! Julie Katz is the new Messiah, and she lives in New Jersey where she must learn to deal the devil and zealots of every stripe. This is a unique, satirical coming-of-age story that follows Julie as she grows into her role as a deity.
- O Pioneer!, by Frederik Pohl.
Although Eversham Giyt has a comfortable life on Earth, he is nonetheless bitten with the traveling bug when he meets with recruiters, looking for colonists to move to Tupelo, the Peace Planet. Using his exceptional computer skills, Giyt creates a fictional background for himself that makes him appear to be the ideal colonist, and in short order he finds himself on Tupelo, where all is not as perfect as it appears...
- Orlando: A Biography, By Virginia Woolf
Follow the adventures of Orlando as he (or she) travels through time.
- Other Worlds: Old Science Fiction, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
A collection of vintage science fiction novels, on one CD, which run the gamut from time dislocation and alternative histories to utopian visions and technology-based stories.
- The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde.
The quest for eternal youth is a theme that runs throughout literature. Oscar Wilde's novel The Picture of Dorian Gray is a work that explores the consequences, physical and psychological, that occurs when the ideal of eternal beauty and youth is achieved.
- The Plot Against America - A Novel, by Philip Roth.
In this story Roth takes a look at an alternative reality in which Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt to become president. In this alternative world, Lindbergh signs a pact with Hitler - and America is changed forever.
- Priestess of Avalon, by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana L. Paxson.
This book takes place in a world in which the Roman's are firmly intrenched in Britain and a world in which Christianity is rapidly gaining a foothold. It follows the life of Eilan, from her birth until her death, and the impact that her religion had upon her life and those around her. Eilan fills many roles during her life, including that of a priestess of Avalon, wife, and mother of an emperor.
- Prodigal Son, by Dean Koontz & Kevin J. Anderson.
In Prodigal Son (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, Book 1), Victor Frankenstein continues his experiments, 200 years after creating his first monster.
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